PLUS Registry Beta Launches – Over 5,000 Rights Holders Already Registered
With PLUS Registry development in full swing, the first module of the Registry is now online for betta testing, providing free PLUS membership and free registration of people and businesses. In the first three months, more than 5,200 businesses from sixty countries have [...]
This fall we’re holding our elections for seats on the National Executive Board (NEB). One position we need to fill is that of Secretary. Are you the volunteer type?
My mom was President of the PTA and a volunteer at the Deborah Heart & Lung Center so, I think it’s safe to say, volunteering is in [...]
by Theresa Raffetto, APA National President
On July 5th the photo industry lost a good man. Mark Beckelman, Photographer and Adobe Certified Expert lost his battle with Melanoma. I knew Mark through the APA workshops he taught, and sometimes used him to retouch images. I didn’t know him well, but I liked the ease with which he [...]
The APA Awards 2011 National Photo Competition is open for submissions.
DEADLINE EXTENDED, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
$2,000 CASH Prize to the Best of Show sponsored by Canon USA as part of the $11,000 Best of Show Prize Package.
Over $75,000 in total prizes awarded.
Open to both APA members and non-members, The APA Awards provide a great opportunity to [...]
ADBASE is the place where industry insiders share valuable advice and best practices for managing and marketing a creative business. Check out these recent posts from the ADBASE blog:
When To Talk Money With Clients
by Llise Benun
A conversation with a prospective client usually begins very positively. They’re interested in your work and you’re eager to [...]
by Gordon C. Hamilton
Artists’ Bill of Rights (ABoR) are delighted that American Photographic Artists (APA) have added their support to the ABoR campaign. ABoR campaigns to promote respect for artists’ rights in competitions and appeals for creative content, a campaign that is a response to the issue of rights grabbing. This advocacy campaign, launched in [...]
In this Creative Collision video, creatives and industry experts will share their thoughts on branding, including:
Five things your branding must show to clients about who you are and what your work is
The importance of treating yourself as a client while developing branding
Why a brand must be built on a foundation that is deeper than a [...]
As an APA member, our find a photographer tool, SearchAPA, is marketed to the top creatives in the world. Each month APA sends a promotion and August’s selected image brings memories of summer vacations and family fun. See other recent SearchAPA promos HERE.
by Ted VanCleave
All photography is artistic in its own way. And like it or not, other than the creation of art, art is a business. Over the next few months I’m going to explore fine art photography and offer my thoughts and experiences and hopefully, start a dialog with you, the readers. Subjects for discussion [...]
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